FIF News

FIF BCP Test Scripts

FIF has produced and distributed to participating market data vendors a standard script template for the 2016 Sifma Business Continuity Industry Test scheduled for October 15.  Market data vendors and service bureaus with questions regarding the test should contact the FIF Program Office at

Posted Sep 26, 2016

FINRA extends implementation of proposed rule changed to amend Rule 6121.01 (LULD) to October 24, 2016

FINRA announced that is has extended the implementation date by which firms must comply with their proposed amendment to Rule 6221.01 (LULD).  Firms trading securities subject to Reg NMS will now have until October 24 to implement the necessary technological changes required to be in compliance with FINRA's amendment to Rule 6121.01.

Posted Aug 22, 2016

Vela Trading Technologies and Raymond James Join FIF

The Finanical Information Forum is pleased to welcome Vela Trading Technologies ( and Raymond James ( to the FIF Community.  

Posted Aug 22, 2016

FIF Submits Comment Letter on TRACE Expansion of Reporting Requirements

On August 15, FIF submitted a comment letter on SR-FINRA-2016-027 - Proposed Rule Change to expand the Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (“TRACE”) reporting rules to include most secondary market transactions in marketable U.S. Treasury securities.

Posted Aug 14, 2016

FIF Submits Comment Letter on FINRA's Proposed Amendment to Rule 6121.01

On August 11, 2016, FIF submitted a comment letter to the SEC addressing FINRA's proposed amendment to Rule 6121.01 ('trading pauses').  

Posted Aug 14, 2016